Category Archives: Lifestyle

02Dec/22

Black Twitter shaped the platform, but its future lies elsewhere

keisha bruce, UCL

From cartoon memes to cancel culture, hashtag activism and “new” languages, it’s undeniable that Black Twitter has shaped much of today’s internet culture.

“Black Twitter” describes a digital gathering of culturally connected Black people who use Twitter to discuss matters related to Black communities. These cultural conversations and inside jokes have resulted in new trends, digital behaviour and changes in the platform’s digital tools.

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01Dec/22

On your bike! voco hotels launches world’s first Very Important Peddlers (VIP) service, rewarding guests for each mile they ride

From now until the 31st of January 2023, premium hotel brand voco hotels, launches new Very Important Peddler (VIP) service, rewarding guests according to the miles they clock up across cities in the UK, reinforcing the brand’s sustainability ethos “step by step.” Continue reading

01Dec/22

QATAR FASHION UNITED BY CR RUNWAY

Qatar Creates and CR Runway today announced details for the world’s biggest fashion show, Qatar Fashion United by CR Runway, taking place between the semifinal and final matches at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ on December 16. Highlighting the intersection of fashion, culture, music, and sports, this history-making global showcase will feature works by more than 150 designers from 6 continents and 50 countries presented in front of 25,000 spectators at the center of the Ras Abu Aboud 974 Stadium. Continue reading

18Nov/22

Hala Madrid! Dubai Parks and Resorts to open the world’s first Real Madrid themed park

Dubai Parks™ and Resorts and Real Madrid C.F. have signed an exclusive multi-year partnership, which will see the first-ever Real Madrid themed experience open at the largest theme park destination in the Middle East. Continue reading

15Nov/22

Elon Musk: how being autistic may make him think differently

Punit Shah, University of Bath; Luca Hargitai, University of Bath, and Lucy Anne Livingston, King’s College London

The business magnate and new owner of Twitter Elon Musk revealed a while ago that he is autistic. Musk, the wealthiest person in the world, is autistic. Musk, a fellow of the prestigious Royal Society and Time’s 2021 Person of the Year, is autistic. One of the most famous people on Earth is autistic. Perhaps it is worth letting that sink in?

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08Nov/22

Time Out Market is heading to Vancouver

Time Out Market—the food and cultural market bringing the best of the city under one roof—is set to open in late 2024 in Vancouver’s Oakridge Park. Vancouver’s designated new town centre, currently under construction, Oakridge Park will be a highly sustainable, mixed-use, transit-oriented cultural hub that includes residential towers, workspace, a 9-acre public park, a civic centre and library, indoor and outdoor performance venues, and a one million square foot shopping centre expected to be one of the busiest and most productive in Canada. Continue reading